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Calgary road closures - December 2, 2016

Calgary road closures and lane restrictions press release

December 2, 2016

This press release is aimed at informing 911 and the media of major road closures and lane restrictions. For information on closures in your area, visit Calgary.ca/trafficinfo.

Find up to the minute road closure information on the Transportation Twitter account (@yyctransport).

Northeast

NEW: Various single lane closures 68 Street N.E. between McKnight Boulevard and 43 Avenue N.E. from 7 p.m. on Friday, December 2 to 11 p.m. on Sunday, December 4. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes.

NEW: Centre Street N is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 38 Avenue N.E. and 40 Avenue N.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 2. This closure remains in place until 5 a.m. on Monday, December 5 and accommodates construction.

NEW: Various single lane closures in all directions at McKnight Boulevard and 12 Street N.E. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 4. During the closure, the speed limit will be reduced to 50 km/hr. and Calgary Police Service will be directing traffic through the intersection. This closure accommodates the installation of new traffic signals, motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes.

NEW: 68 Street N.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between McKnight Boulevard and 43 Avenue N.E. from 7 p.m. on Monday, December 5 to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, December 6. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes.

NEW: Starting on Monday, November 5 westbound Memorial Drive will have two left turn lanes to southbound 4 Street N.E. (Langevin bridge) from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. daily on weekdays (excluding holidays). During the off peak hours (9 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.) there will be two left turn lanes implemented from eastbound Memorial Drive to northbound Edmonton Trail N.E. These changes are part of the Memorial Drive at Edmonton Trail improvement project.

NEW: The right lane of eastbound 32 Avenue N.E. is closed at 32 Street N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, December 5 for utility work.

NEW: Various single lane closures in all directions at 36 Street N.E. and 20 Avenue N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, December 5 for construction.

NEW: The right lane of southbound Centre Street N is closed at 32 Avenue N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, December 5. This closure accommodates construction.

NEW: 68 Street N.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between McKnight Boulevard and 43 Avenue N.E. from 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6 to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes.

The right lane and adjacent sidewalk of eastbound 16 Avenue N.E. is closed at 1 Street N.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Thursday, December 1. This closure also occurs on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 8 and accommodates construction.

There will be various lane closures in all directions at Memorial Drive N.E. and Edmonton Trail N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The closures also occur on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. These closures accommodate the Memorial Drive at Edmonton Trail improvement project.

Northwest

NEW: Eastbound Sage Hill Drive N.W. is closed and a two-way traffic setup is in place in the westbound lanes at Symons Valley Road N.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 2. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Monday, December 5 and accommodates construction.

NEW: The left lane of westbound John Laurie Boulevard N.W. is closed west of Shaganappi Boulevard N.E. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, December 5. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, December 9. This closure accommodates utility work.

Westbound 16 Avenue N.W. will be reduced to a single left lane west of 14 Street N.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, October 31. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 17. This closure accommodates construction.

Southeast

NEW: McIvor Boulevard S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction at Copperfield Boulevard / New Brighton Way S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, December 5. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, December 9. This closure accommodates construction.

Bonaventure Drive S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction north of 90 Avenue S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, November 28. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, December 2 and accommodates utility work.

Willow Park Drive S.E. is closed between Acadia Drive and Willow View Road S.E. beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7 and accommodates sewer line upgrades.

42 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Blackfoot Trail and 11 Street S.E. beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, November 21. This closure remains in place until 12 p.m. on Monday, December 19 and accommodates construction.

The left lane of Memorial Drive S.E. is closed at Barlow Trail S.E. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, November 14. This closure continues daily during these hours, and also from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays until 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 3 and accommodates road work.

15 Street S.E. is closed between 42 Street and 46 Street S.E. During this closure, business access will be maintained. This closure continues through 2016 and accommodates major water services work.

Zoo Road will be closed until December 2017 to accommodate the construction of the Zoo Flood mitigation project. The 12 Street S.E. bridge will remain open to local only traffic.

Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue Interchange project

Glenmore Trail / Ogden Interchange

  • Various lane closures in all directions 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
  • The Shepard Road access south of Glenmore is closed. There will be a new access created at 24 Street S.E. south of Glenmore Trail, west of the existing Shepard Road alignment. Traffic requiring to access Shepard Road south of Glenmore Trial will be detoured via the new 24 Street S.E. exit and then along 86 Avenue S.E. to reconnect with Shepard Road. There will be limited business access north of 86 Avenue S.E. on Shepard Road after detour in place. In addition, the eastbound lanes on Glenmore Trail will be re-aligned into the next stage of construction. The eastbound and westbound lanes will be separated with two new intersections created. Ogden Road will have some alignment shifts north of Glenmore Trail to accommodate these traffic changes.

Southwest

NEW: Reduced lanes on 9 Avenue S.W. between 6 Street and 7 Street S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 2. This closure accommodates construction.

NEW: 14 Street S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue S.W. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 3. This closure accommodates construction.

NEW: 4 Avenue S.W. is reduced to a single lane between 3 Street and 4 Street S.W. beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, December 3. This closure continues until 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 4 and accommodates construction.

NEW: The right lane of northbound and southbound Crowchild Trail S.W. is closed at 50 Avenue S.W. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6. This closure accommodates utility work.

NEW: 11 Street S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, December 5 for utility work.

NEW: Eastbound 8 Avenue S.W. is closed between 7 Street and 8 Street S.W. from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday, December 5 for crane work.

Riverfront Avenue S.W. is closed between 1 Street and 2 Street S.W. beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, November 28. This closure remains in place until 9 a.m. on Sunday, December 4 and accommodates utility work. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

14 Street S.W. is closed between 36 Avenue and 38 Avenue S.W. This closure accommodates the City of Calgary’s utility replacement program. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 15.

17 Avenue S. reconstruction project

  • NEW: 1 Street S.E. is reduced to two right lanes between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 2. This closure also occurs from 7 a.m. on Saturday, December 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 4.
  • 17 Avenue S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 1 Street S.E. and Macleod Trial S.E. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Monday, December 5 and accommodates construction.
  • 17 Avenue S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Centre Street S and 1 Street S.W. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Monday, December 5.
  • 17 Avenue S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 4 Street S.W. and 5 Street S.W. beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, November 7. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Monday, December 5.

Special Events

Auburn Bay Festival of Lights – Saturday, December 3 – 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

  • Parade route runs from Auburn Bay Community Association, westbound to Auburn Bay Boulevard, to Auburn Bay Avenue then to Auburn Spring Boulevard. Roads crews will assist Calgary Police Service with a rolling closure throughout.

Alberta Transportation

Alberta Transportation maintains Deerfoot Trail (Hwy.2) and Stoney Trail (Hwy. 201). For more information on work happening on these roads visit Alberta Transportation’s website.